Fersan farmer Edney James from Haughton Grove, Hanover is at it again! This time he's reaping his lovely watermelons! Edney nurtures his crop with a custom blend of Manniplex for vegetables and Fersan 14-28-14 Congratulations on your harvest Mr James, keep up the good work!
This month's edition of 'The Agriculturist' features a thought-provoking piece by our Business Development Manager Hedda Rose Pitter, in which she discusses the topic 'Fertilizer - An Expense or an Investment'. Let us know what you think in the comments, and be sure to grab a copy of 'The Agriculturalist' at a farm store near … Continue reading Fertilizer – An Expense or an Investment
Located in Rocksprings, Hanover, Gasnell McKellar - under the watchful eyes, and guidance of Newport Fersan (Jamaica) Limited - has converted what used to be acres of sugar cane to an impressive pineapple cultivation!
Local production of Irish potatoes is on the rise. And with efforts like the National Irish Potato Program 2017- in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries (MICAF), Newport Fersan Jamaica Limited and H&L Agro - currently underway, we can only look forward to even greater developments in the industry. As with … Continue reading Cultivating Irish Potatoes with Fersan’s ‘Potato-Lizer’
Back in July, we featured Westmoreland-based Fersan farmer Roy Buchanan, a farmer of hot peppers, papayas, pineapples, ginger, coconut, escallion and sorrel, who cultivates under our Precise Nutrient Management System (PNMS) with the assistance of Technical Sales Consultant Noel Hamilton, and Agronomist Deion Subaran. We were so impressed with what we saw that we decided … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Roy Buchanan (Part II)
For some, the idea of successfully maintaining a farm by oneself may seem daunting. It is in fact a mammoth task, but by no means is it impossible. Edney James, a papaya farmer based in Haughton Grove, Hanover is a testament to this. Unfortunately James' decision to do it all himself was heavily influenced by … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Edney James
For many who choose this lifestyle, farming is a journey in patience and at times evolution. For Roy Buchanan of Sunrise Farm in Glasgow, Westmoreland, this journey took him from cultivating sugar cane to growing hot peppers, papayas, pineapples, ginger, coconut, escallion and sorrel. When Buchanan, who has been a farmer for the last 40 years, decided to … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Roy Buchanan
When it comes to cultivation, getting the best out of your crop takes so much more than meets the eye. Luckily our team of Agronomists and Sales Consultants know exactly how to design a programme of precise nutrition that is right for you, no matter which crop you choose. It's all in the soil test, … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Jermaine Ferguson
If you have any experience in farming you'll know that crop cultivation comes in all kinds of forms. Whether you prefer the greenhouse or the open field, we have a product that's just right for you; just ask this week's Fersan Farmer Lester Murray. Proprietor of Adams Valley Farms in Maidstone, Manchester. Murray is a greenhouse … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Lester Murray
No one understands the laws of the land quite like a farmer. That understanding is all the more enhanced when a farmer has experience in cultivating a variety of crops. This week, for #fersanfarmerfriday, we'll be featuring one such farmer; Westmoreland-based Andrew Gardner. Located in Fort Williams, Westmoreland, Gardner grows papayas, scotch bonnet peppers, coconuts, basil, sweet … Continue reading Fersan Farmer Andrew Gardner